Friday, September 28, 2012

Chargers continue to dominate, beat RCC/Norco 3-1

Gerrits fights through
a lose ball.
Cypress, CA - The Chargers play at home only for the second time this season and the sun and heat are no bother to them. The result is a 3-1 victory over Riverside/Norco and Cypress remains undefeated at 8-0-1 and 5-0 in conference play. Norco is the first conference team to score on the Chargers who outscore their opponents 17-1 in the OEC.

Kimberly Gonzalez finds the net at the 8-minute mark to put the Chargers on top 1-0, a pass from Kylie Redmond.  Norco responds at  the 26-minute on a corner kick that sails over GK Michelle Mendez to lock the game at 1-1. Two teams battling evenly until the 53-minute when Monique Gerrits is fouled inside Norco's goal box and is awarded a PK. Gerrits places the ball to the right side of the net for a Charger 2-1 lead. At the 89-minute, Thania Valencia finds the sweet spot of the net assist courtesy of Reyna Jacome to close out the deal at 3-1.

The Chargers host Golden West on Oct 2.


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Cypress gives Fullerton no answer, wins 7-0

Gonzalez 7 SOG's and
2 goals.
Fullerton, CA - The Lady Charger soccer team (7-0-1, 4-0) continues to give some unsolved puzzles to opponents. The victim on this cool fall afternoon is Fullerton which falls at the Chargers hands 7-0. A quick pass from Sam Rice to Kimberly Gonzalez who finds the net in the first minute of the game to put the Chargers on the board. Justine Hauck finds another goal at the 7th minute mark of the game to put the Chargers in charge at 2-0 and never look back. The snowball starts from that point on and the Chargers take 24 shots on goals to finish off the Hornets 7-0.  Gonzalez takes 7 SOG's and scores 2 goals. Thania Valencia scores a Texas Hat Trick from 5 SOG's.

The Chargers are back home only for the second time this season to open their home conference against Riverside on September 28.


Monday, September 24, 2012

Lady Chargers remain undefeated, defeat IVC 3-0

Gonzalez with 4 points at IVC.
Irvine, CA - Kimberly Gonzalez goes on a rampage at Irvine Valley on a hot Friday afternoon to keep her hot scoring streak. Gonzalez scores a goal and spares two assists to help the  Chargers (6-0-1, 3-0) to a 3-0 victory over the Irvine Valley Lasers (2-4-1, 0-2-1.) Kylie Redmond and Justine Hauck added a goal each for the Lady Chargers. Conference opponents still have no answer to Cypress as IVC becomes the third victim not able to find the net against the Chargers.

The Chargers dominate on the offense by outshooting the Lasers 18-3 and 12-2 shots on goals.

The Chargers travel to Fullerton on September 25 to face the Hornets (1-5-1, 0-3-1.)


Monday, September 17, 2012

Lady Chargers keep on rollin'

Gonzalez leads team
with 4 goals
Santa Ana, CA - The Chargers remain undefeated after defeating Santa Ana 1-0 at Santa Ana College. Kimberly Gonzalez' goal at the 7-minute mark assisted by Chelsea Braudo proves to be good enough for the victory. Cypress remain undefeated at 5-0-1 overall and 2-0 in conference, Santa Ana drops to 1-6 overall, 0-2 in league and 4 of the losses are by 1 goal.  Though Cypress outshoots Santa Ana 5-4 in goals, the difference of the game comes from the Chargers 5-0 in corner shots advantage.  Goalkeeper Michelle Mendez makes 4 saves in the shutout.

The Chargers travel to Irvine Valley in their next conference contest on September 21.


Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Chargers win big at home opener remains unbeaten

Guevara scores her 2nd goal against OCC
Cypress, CA - The Chargers return home after two weekends sleeping on hotel beds and a 3-0-1 record to take home. Opening a conference game against Orange Coast which has a record of 4-0 and outscoring its opponents 14-1 is a challenging task that the Chargers must face on a steamy hot afternoon at Ray Haas Field. As expected, the Pirates are a pesky team that defend the ball very tight. However at the 30th minute, Reyna Jacome attacks toward the Pirates goal box and boots the ball into the net to put the Chargers on the board. Then at the 77th minute, Lisette Guevara cuts through two defenders and introduces her first goal of the season. With a solid 2-goal lead, Guevara once again finds herself with a wide-opened look and burns the net for the second time of the afternoon at the 88th minute mark. The Chargers (4-0-1, 1-0) beat Orange Coast (4-1, 0-1) in a crucial home conference match.


Sunday, September 9, 2012

Chargers defeat Cabrillo 4-0

Gonzalez scores 2 goals
Aptos, CA - The Chargers' trip to Northern California closes with a bang this weekend. The Chargers defeat Cabrillo by a dominant score of 4-0. Kimberly Gonzalez, the leading scorer on the team finds the net twice while teammates Sam Rice and Sarah Pasos also score one a piece.  The Chargers dominate the game by out shooting the Seahawks 13-2 in goals.

The Chargers (3-0-1) will come home to open conference play on Tuesday against Orange Coast.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Lady Chargers tie foothill 1-1 in non-conference

Valencia continues her
scoring steeak
Los Altos Hills, CA - The Chargers travel to Northern California to take a veteran Foothill team that returns nine players from last season. The Chargers start on the fast face when the dynamic duo of Thania Valencia who finds the back of the net four minutes into the game and assisted by Kimberly Gonzalez. The lead stays until the 79th minute when Foothill retaliates with one against the Chargers.

The Chargers remain undefeated at 2-0-1 and will travel to Cabrillo College on Sunday to close out their trips to Northern California.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Chargers beat Fresno 1-0

Martinez comes up
with an assist

Ventura, CA - The Cypress Chargers beat Freno City College 1-0 at the Ventura Tournament to remain undefeated at 2-0.  Thania Valencia scores at the 76th minute with the assist of Patricia Martinez.  The defense is the decisive factor, allowing Fresno to have only one shot of goal.